Our Services

Strain Gauging

Fortburn has a dedicated team of experienced aircraft technicians performing the installation of strain gauges to complex structures. Since 1994 the company has performed numerous installations over a wide variety of structures including aircraft, marine, rail, automotive, civil engineering structures and commercial machinery.

View our Strain Gauging page for more details.

Data Acquisition

Fortburn provides data acquisition equipment and services including DAQ set up, data capture, and post processing. For reference to data acquisition equipment, please refer to the Micro Measurements Group’s website.

Fortburn also has Wireless Telemetry systems that can transmit strain gauge signals over 30 metres.

Structural Testing

Fortburn has extensive experience in supporting static and fatigue structural testing from small test components to full scale aircrafts.

Fortburn provides multi-disciplined support, covering instrumentation, control systems, hydraulics, rig fitting, test article preparation, test management, and test operations.

Fortburn’s support covers all phases of structural testing from: test set up, which may include equipment procurement and development, to assistance throughout the running of a test, and test article teardown and archiving.

Engineering Consulting

Fortburn is able to provide the services of several senior engineers to undertake specialist consulting tasks. These tasks include: feasibility studies, project costing, incident reporting, failure analysis, technical report writing, specification preparation, and project management.


Fortburn serves as a source of specialist staff to support scientific research in aerospace and related industries for short and long-term placement. Accordingly, Fortburn has a pool of experienced technicians, engineers, and scientists with a vast range of experience. Administration and general service staff are also provided upon request.

Equipment Hire

Fortburn has an extensive range of equipment for hire, some of which include the following:

  • Load Cells
  • LVDTs
  • Accelerometers
  • Data Acquisition Systems
  • Pressure Transducers
  • Hydraulic Enerpac Actuators


Fortburn is the Australian certified installer and supplier of all Vishay Measurements Group (USA) products.

Fortburn also provides qualified, accredited comprehensive training. Training is provided internally at our laboratory or externally on site to suit customer requirements.